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Turkey: Leading local journalism organizations call for withdrawal of ‘disinformation law’

A law that was formed without any consultation with journalists and media organizations cannot be a remedy to disinformation. As seven leading journalism organizations, including the International Press Institute (IPI) National Committee in Turkey, we are concerned that the proposed law on disinformation could lead to one of the heaviest censorship and self-censorship mechanisms in […]

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New IPI report: Growing digital censorship in Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI) today warned of a further deterioration of the media freedom situation in Turkey as it launches its report ‘Turkey: Spectre of a Digital Lockdown’. The report, published on the eve of World Press Freedom Day 2022, examines government efforts to increase digital censorship through further control of online information in the […]

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Op-Ed: BBC Turkey Strike: Snowball Effect Hails New Victories

By MUSTAFA KULELİ / Executive with the Journalists’ Union of Turkey (TGS) writes about the reason behind the success of BBC Turkish employees’ strike

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“The Journalist”: IPI Turkey launches new video series with Medyascope

The IPI Turkey National Committee is proud to launch The Journalist (Gazeteci), a new video series in collaboration with the Turkish online news platform Medyascope featuring conversations on the future of journalism in Turkey with leading media professionals. The twice-monthly video series, hosted by National Committee member İpek Yezdani, will dive deep into the challenges […]

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